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How to Deal with Loneliness

If you want to know how to deal with loneliness and depression, we’re here to help. After talking with 1000s of women in the community, we have developed a series of articles designed to help you find friends who share your interests. We hope you find them useful!

6 Ways to Keep Yourself Occupied During Lonely Moments in Your 60s
7 months ago

6 Ways to Keep Yourself Occupied During Lonely Moments in Your 60s

Much has been written about loneliness in recent months – and not just about the elderly who find themselves alone in later life. Read More

How a “Running Away from Home Soirée” Feeds the Soul
7 months ago

How a “Running Away from Home Soirée” Feeds the Soul

By  •  Family

I’ve been busy since my mother passed away three months ago. I have been re-orienting myself to a new status: A Parentless Adult. Read More

Confessions of a Lonely Woman: Overcoming Loneliness Starts with Yourself
8 months ago

Confessions of a Lonely Woman: Overcoming Loneliness Starts with Yourself

A lonely woman. Aren’t these powerful, dare I say, almost ugly words? Conjuring up someone pathetic, perhaps? Someone you probably don’t want to know? Read More

4 Powerful Ways to Succeed When Aging Alone
8 months ago

4 Powerful Ways to Succeed When Aging Alone

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Carol Marak on the issue of aging alone. Read More

How a Pot of Soup Can Be a Cure for Loneliness After 60
10 months ago

How a Pot of Soup Can Be a Cure for Loneliness After 60

I listened to a program about loneliness and was struck by how much of it there is in society today. We’ve become isolated by the very technology that was designed to connect us. Read More

Should Governments Get More Involved in Fighting Loneliness? This Country Thinks So!
11 months ago

Should Governments Get More Involved in Fighting Loneliness? This Country Thinks So!

Over the last few decades, governments across the world have taken an increasingly active role in promoting public health. They encourage flu shots, help to coordinate responses to epidemics, invest in basic science and more specialized medical research and create a safety net for low income families that need access to doctors. Read More

How to “Unthink” Your Way Into Overcoming Loneliness
1 year ago

How to “Unthink” Your Way Into Overcoming Loneliness

A new study saying that loneliness and social isolation are a major health hazard is no surprise to millions of people who are alone and lonely. Not having the fundamental human experience of connectedness is painful and even dangerous, especially if you are older. Read More

Fighting Loneliness: How Local Friends Can Become Your New Family
1 year ago

Fighting Loneliness: How Local Friends Can Become Your New Family

The concept of aging alone occurred to me after helping my older parents with challenges like cleaning the house, meal preparation, shopping, driving to doctor’s appointments and medical treatments, and even managing medications. Read More

The New Loneliness Epidemic Is Worse than Obesity
1 year ago

The New Loneliness Epidemic Is Worse than Obesity

By  •  News

As we age, we become more and more aware of our health and what our bodies need for us to maintain a healthy lifestyle. We try to eat better. We try to exercise. We try to take our vitamins and drink more water. But could we be missing out on something that impacts our health even greater? Read More

Do You Worry About Growing Older Alone? Here’s What to Do About it!
2 years ago

Do You Worry About Growing Older Alone? Here’s What to Do About it!

Women are worriers by nature. We worry about our families, our friends and our future. Those of us who live alone have learned to be independent – but that doesn’t stop us from worrying about the years ahead. Read More